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Friends Meeting House

A Grade II Listed Building in Woodbridge, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.0924 / 52°5'32"N

Longitude: 1.3144 / 1°18'51"E

OS Eastings: 627135

OS Northings: 248970

OS Grid: TM271489

Mapcode National: GBR WQ5.WMD

Mapcode Global: VHLBP.QNQT

Plus Code: 9F4338R7+XP

Entry Name: Friends Meeting House

Listing Date: 25 January 1951

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1183686

English Heritage Legacy ID: 284903

Location: Woodbridge, East Suffolk, Suffolk, IP12

County: Suffolk

Civil Parish: Woodbridge

Built-Up Area: Woodbridge

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Woodbridge St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Friend's Meeting House
TM 2748 3/314 25.1.51.


1678. On December 18, 1678 "The JPs issued an order to the Constables
of Woodbridge complaining of Meeting House newly erected near the Church",
with instruction to disperse the congregation. This early part of the
present structure is incorporated in an C18 larger building, now stucco
fronted, lined as ashlar, red brick at rear. Tiles. The Hall has 2 large
sash windows, in flush frames, and is galleried, with panelled balustrade and
stair with spiral balusters leading up from the hall. The older part retains
leaded mullion transom casements. Bernard Barton was Clerk to the Meeting
for 40 years and is buried in the graveyard adjoining. NMR photo.

Friend's Meeting House and Nos 1 to 4 (consec) form a group.

Listing NGR: TM2713548970

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